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Amir Khan condemns Peshawar attack

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Amir Khan, whose family is originally from Pakistan, offered condolences to those affected in the Peshawar attack, which left 141 total dead, including 132 children, and joined in condemning the attacks in an official statement released by his team.

"What has taken place in Peshawar is absolutely horrific and sickening. After recently becoming a father myself I can't really imagine how the families of these innocent children are feeling. My deepest condolences go out to all the families affected and I wish to express my full support for Pakistan and the people of Pakistan."

Khan, 28, was born and raised in Bolton, England, but his parents are from Pakistan. In the past, he has offered assistance to the Pakistan Boxing Federation and their amateur program, particularly in the lead-up to the 2012 Olympics. His roots in the country were also featured in a Grantland feature piece back in 2012, which is well worth a read.